Navigating the holidays in recovery
Dec 14, 2017 By
While the holiday season is a time of festivities and reconnecting with family, for people in recovery from substance use disorders, these specific situations and events can be especially stressful. For them it’s crucial to plan ahead and to ...
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When a loved one is addicted to opiates
May 5, 2017 By
Considering the death toll from opioid overdoses, responding to loved one’s opioid addiction love and empathy might be the safer and more effective method for friends and families to take. At the same time, It is essential to pay ...
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Words matter: The language of addiction and life-saving treatments
Aug 15, 2016 By
The challenges of drug addiction are compounded by stigmatizing language and incorrect perceptions about the medications used in addiction treatment. Viewing addiction as a disease and likening it to other chronic diseases can help remove the negative connotations from ...
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